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‘Walk & Pick’ cleaning drive in Mawkyrwat aims to inspire

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MAWKYRWAT, April 26: With the aim of encouraging and inspiring local residents to uphold cleanliness and environmental preservation, the Officer’s Club of South West Khasi Hills, led by Deputy Commissioner T Lyngwa, organised a ‘Walk and Pick’ cleaning drive in Mawkyrwat, South West Khasi Hills, on Friday.
The cleaning initiative commenced from the junction to the Block Development Office in Mawkyrwat and concluded at the office of the Superintendent of Fisheries in Laitlawsang.
Over 300 volunteers, including officers and staff from various departments in Mawkyrwat, actively participated in the drive.
Following the cleaning drive, Deputy Commissioner T Lyngwa addressed the media, highlighting that the programme was part of the My City Campaign, a long-term initiative recently launched by the state government. The campaign aims to promote cleanliness and environmental preservation in villages, towns, and cities.
Lyngwa emphasised that the cleaning drive served as a reminder to the public to refrain from littering and to dispose of waste responsibly. He urged residents of the district to maintain cleanliness by avoiding the improper disposal of plastics, thereby contributing to a cleaner environment and ensuring access to clean air every day.

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